The JCU Accommodation Service is a resource available to all JCU students looking for on or off-campus housing. The Accommodation Office assists students with the application process for living on-campus in Townsville and provides information to students wishing to live off campus.

On-Campus Accommodation

  • Applications for study period 1 open 1 August each year, for the following year.
  • Applications for study period 2 open 1 April.

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Short term Accommodation

Short term accommodation is available for all students' visitors and staff.

Off-Campus Accommodation

James Cook University facilitate this website which is a database of privately owned and managed housing options in both Townsville and Cairns.

Search or list off-campus accommodation. Guidance and advice is available through the Accommodation Office, however, students are expected to seek appropriate housing independently.